Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 155 252
Rank change year-on-year -32 +97 +1
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 42 2 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.077% 0.24%
As % of the General category 1.56% 0.17% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 13
10th Percentile £41,375 £40,750 £28,800
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £50,625 £49,375 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,625 £51,250 £59,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.40% -13.33% +25.75%

Pharmaceutical is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,695 1,178 3,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 50.59% 45.38% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,861 956 2,684
10th Percentile £30,125 £32,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £59,152
90th Percentile £82,500 £74,375 £71,250
North West median annual salary £47,651 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.70% +11.11% +4.65%

Pharmaceutical
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Pharmaceutical as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Pharmaceutical in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Manchester.

Salary trend for Pharmaceutical in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pharmaceutical in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Pharmaceutical in Manchester

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 6 £46,500 -
Pharmaceutical
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Pharmaceutical.

1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 14 (33.33%) DevOps
5 13 (30.95%) Azure
5 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
5 13 (30.95%) ERP
5 13 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (28.57%) C#
6 12 (28.57%) .NET
6 12 (28.57%) OOP
6 12 (28.57%) OO
6 12 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (28.57%) TDD
6 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 11 (26.19%) Microservices
7 11 (26.19%) API Development
7 11 (26.19%) Machine Learning
7 11 (26.19%) Content Management
7 11 (26.19%) CMS
7 11 (26.19%) Innovative Thinking
7 11 (26.19%) Azure Service Bus
7 11 (26.19%) Clean Code
7 11 (26.19%) .NET Core
7 11 (26.19%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (26.19%) Progressive Web App
8 9 (21.43%) Fintech
8 9 (21.43%) Social Skills
9 8 (19.05%) Sage

Pharmaceutical
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) CMS
2 6 (14.29%) SugarCRM
3 4 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.14%) SAS
5 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Sage 1000
2 4 (9.52%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Azure
2 11 (26.19%) Azure Service Bus
3 6 (14.29%) GCP
4 4 (9.52%) Power Platform
4 4 (9.52%) Slack
5 2 (4.76%) AWS
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (2.38%) SaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Serverless
6 1 (2.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) BigQuery
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.52%) Neo4j
1 4 (9.52%) Power BI
2 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) GitLab
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 9 (21.43%) Social Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Biologist
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Computational Biologist
7 3 (7.14%) Programmer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) Senior IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) .NET
1 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 11 (26.19%) .NET Core
3 2 (4.76%) React
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (2.38%) COM
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) CSS3
4 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (2.38%) Jest
4 1 (2.38%) Kendo UI
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) Redux
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (14.29%) Life Science
3 5 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 4 (9.52%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
2 14 (33.33%) DevOps
3 13 (30.95%) E-Commerce
3 13 (30.95%) ERP
3 13 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (28.57%) OO
4 12 (28.57%) OOP
4 12 (28.57%) TDD
5 11 (26.19%) API Development
5 11 (26.19%) Clean Code
5 11 (26.19%) Content Management
5 11 (26.19%) Innovative Thinking
5 11 (26.19%) Machine Learning
5 11 (26.19%) Microservices
5 11 (26.19%) Progressive Web App
6 9 (21.43%) Fintech
7 7 (16.67%) CRM
8 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Go
4 4 (9.52%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) R
6 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) CDISC
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) GMP
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Terraform
2 5 (11.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Grafana
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Sage
2 7 (16.67%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) Google
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) VMware